Artiodactyl

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Even-toed ungulates
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous[source?] – Recent, 72-0 ma
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Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Eutheria
Superorder: Laurasiatheria
Order: Artiodactyla
Owen, 1848
Suborders

The even-toed ungulates are mammals of the order Artiodactyla.

Even-toed ungulates have an even number of toes: two to four. For example, camelids or animals of the Giraffidae family have two toes, but hippopotami have four toes.


Whales are ocean creatures without toes, but are now thought to be in this order because they came from even toes ungulates.

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